In what may or may not become a long-standing tradition, Alan Moore has answered questions at Christmas set by the members of a Facebook group called The Really Very Serious Alan Moore Scholars’ Group, who are, as the name...
Ippudo is an esteemed Japanese restaurant famed for their noodles.They have a "secret" ramen bar, which sounds quite exciting. And if you have special noodles and a secret HQ, who better to team up with than the Avengers? ...
As you may have noticed, the tendrils of NYCC and Super Week are everywhere, including a variety of food specials from some fine eateries around the city. I attended a preview of these foodstuffs -- which are available now...
There may be many food guides to Comic-Con, but our go to is Darlene Horn of My Burning Kitchen, who not only knows her way around the taco trucks but is married to cartoonist Paul Horn, and they've even collaborated a book of food-themed comics. Her food guide for 2015 has just been posted and we love it. How much do we love it? It even mentions Vietnamese Coffee. The guide has all the basics — Ralphs— plus hidden gems, getaways and the name of San Diego's hottest dining district…hint: it isn't the Gaslamp.
Bazooka Joe, the icon of Bazooka brand bubble gum, and star of countless mini comic strips packaged with that gum, has a new modern look consisting of "a stylish, modern version of his well-known ensemble of jeans, t-shirt, and baseball cap." The new look was chosen in an online voting process by fans, with artists offering up their looks. (You can see some of them here,) The winner was designed by Victor Intrasombat of Clockwork Animation. The new look will be given a renewed push for merchandise and gum pack comics.
I review a puffed rice and corn cheese snack that is Avengers themed.
The folks at ReedPOP have a bit of a reputation as foodies, and their shows always have some interesting food ties in. Super Week is no exception and several New York food institutions are joining in the fun with special menu items.
Photo of Kalustyan's via Five years of MoCCA at the Lexington Armory! We've seen a lot of pizza come and go. Although the area surrounding the Armory is both drab and expensive, because of its proximity to the Baruch College...
While walking around the 'hood recently, I'd been noticing that Baoguette, the gourmet banh mi outpost on Lexington opposite the Armory, was ominously closed; today the construction notices and lack of signs made it final: Baoguette is no more. Opened...
by Abby Denson, with Jessica Abel and Xavier Lancel So you're going to Angoulême? Lucky you! I’ve exhibited with Xavier Lancel for the past several years and thought I’d share some of my favorite places to eat while at the...
You know how sometimes being a snoopy Lois Lane leads you to discovered things you wish you hadn't? Or how innocent symbologist Robert Langdon was just puttering along when suddenly the Pope was trying to strangle him? That's what we...
Veteran readers of this site know that if three's one thing The Beat is obsessed with it's Vietnamese Instant Coffee. This amazing product as sold by Vinacafe comes 24 packets for $3.50 and provides an all-in-one mix of coffee,...